Fx are the herbs and spices of the DJ world. Some people love them, some people overuse them, some people don’t understand them and some people get scared… Here’s an in-depth tutorial on the Serato DJ FX, powered by iZotope.
Learn about the complex single FX mode, how to change the FX time with the beats knob and how to create chains of FX in multi FX mode. Also find out how you can get more DJ FX and how to integrate them with Serato Video.
Serato DJ Club Kit
Learn about the Serato DJ Club Kit, a license bundle containing Serato DJ and the DVS Expansion Pack. This is available with Serato DJ 1.7.4 to coincide with support for the Pioneer DJM-850, DJM-900NXS and the Allen & Heath Xone:43C, Xone:DB2 & Xone:DB4.
This video explains who needs the Serato DJ Club Kit, how to get it and activate it. How to get the latest drivers for your hardware and how to set up inputs and primary decks.
Available for all Serato DJ users, Beat Jump allows you to jump a determined beat size forwards or backwards in the track. Created for DJs to seamlessly skip sections in tracks, or repeat them if they wish.
Watch this video to learn how to activate Beat Jump and find out how Beat Jumps can be triggered from the software or from newly mapped hardware controls.
International Language Support
Serato DJ 1.7.4 adds support for 6 more languages, Including; German, French, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Japanese and Portuguese. All the core features of the software have been translated along with the setup screen and the My Serato window.
Watch this video to see how you can change the language Serato DJ is displayed in and learn what parts of the software have been translated.
Master Video FX
Allows you to put 2 Serato Video FX on the main video output. This gives you the opportunity to leave FX on for your whole set while crossfading between two videos.
Watch this video to learn about the new Master FX slots, where to find them and how the Serato Video FX chain works.
The latest addition to Serato Video is support for MP3+G files, a common Karaoke file format. Meaning you can load your MP3+G files directly into your Serato library without having to convert.
Watch this video to learn how to load Karaoke files successfully into your Serato library.
Serato DJ now includes the classic hidden feature of Scratch Live (sticker sync), now called Sticker Lock. Sticker Lock allows you to align a sticker on your vinyl with cue points in your track, saving you from having to look at the screen to see where you are. To get access to Sticker Lock make sure you have Serato DJ 1.7.2.
Find all this and more at the Serato website.